The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 25 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.48% 1.70% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 11.54% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £363 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +68.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £31.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +22.11%
SQL Server 2008
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.10% 14.77% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 22
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 - £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dorset region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -1 1 - - 4
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft